Pocket Guide to Chicago Architecture

Pocket Guide to Chicago Architecture

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by Judith Paine McBrien, John F. DeSalvo
     
 

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Updated and expanded to chart the changing urban landscape of Chicago—as well as to incorporate a section on Chicago’s campus architecture, including works by Rem Koolhaas at the Illinois Institute of Technology and Frank Lloyd Wright at the University of Chicago—the second edition of this popular handbook is a perfect companion for walking tours

Overview

Updated and expanded to chart the changing urban landscape of Chicago—as well as to incorporate a section on Chicago’s campus architecture, including works by Rem Koolhaas at the Illinois Institute of Technology and Frank Lloyd Wright at the University of Chicago—the second edition of this popular handbook is a perfect companion for walking tours and an excellent source of background information for exploring the internationally acclaimed architecture of Chicago. Over
100 highlights of downtown Chicago are covered, from Michigan Avenue to the riverfront to the Loop, with accompanying maps, a glossary of architectural terms, and an index of architects and buildings.

Editorial Reviews

IA: Journal of the Society for Industrial Archaeology
“No other volume so clearly or concisely summarizes the outstanding buildings of Chicago and sets them within the supremely important role that Chicago has played in the evolution of modern urban development.”
Oculus
“Compact and fun. Beautiful drawings.”

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780393731552
Publisher:
Norton, W. W. & Company, Inc.
Publication date:
10/28/2004
Series:
Norton Pocket Guides Series
Pages:
176
Product dimensions:
5.00(w) x 8.00(h) x 0.50(d)

Meet the Author

Architectural historian Judith Paine McBrien, author of the best-selling Pocket Guide to Chicago Architecture, directs the Archimedia Workshop, which produces films and media about architecture, development, and urban design. She lives in Wilmette, Illinois.

John F. DeSalvo, illustrator of the Pocket Guides, is a registered architect. He previously worked in Berlin with Foster & Partners and Murphy/Jahn. Now based in Chicago, he is a practicing architect and teaches architectural design at the Illinois Institute of Technology.

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Pocket Guide to Chicago Architecture 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
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